Tyler LorenzenCEOPURIS Proteins
Tyler Lorenzen is the CEO of PURIS Proteins and a board member for all the PURIS family of companies. PURIS was honored as Fast Company’s Most Innovative Food company in 2021 because of its sustainable food platform powering the plant-based food movement.
Tyler, second generation to the founder, Jerry Lorenzen, joined PURIS in 2011 to launch the company into the plant protein space which is now the largest pea protein manufacturer in North America.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Tyler majored in International Business Management and was captain and starting quarterback of the school’s football team. His football career continued in the NFL, where he won the Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.